University of Arizona Herbarium
Catalog #: 435883
Occurrence ID (GUID): b2c82922-76d5-47ff-b024-144bd81dbdfe
Taxon: Cistanthe maritima (Nuttall) Carolin ex Hershk.
Family: Montiaceae
Determiner: A. Sanders (2018)
Collector: Jim Malusa   s.n.   
Date: 26 November 2018
Verbatim Date:26 November 2018
Locality: United States, Arizona, Yuma, Bajada at base of Butler Mountains (west side), between Camino del Diablo and international border, Goldwater Range West, U.S. Marine Corps.
32.34868  -114.2079  WGS84
Elevation: 229 meters
Verbatim Elevation: 750 ft
Habitat: Lower Colorado subdivision of Sonoran desertscrub.
Substrate: granite gravels
Associated Species: Brassica tournefortii, Plantago ovata
Description: succulent leaves, basal rosette ca. 10 cm, flowers fuschia.
Phenology: Flowering
Notes: Locally abundant (noted several dozen individuals of this species) in 3/4 acre survey for Brassica; significant late summer rains brought up both spring and summer annuals.
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Record Id: b2c82922-76d5-47ff-b024-144bd81dbdfe
Rights Holder: University Of Arizona
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